Period
to 19 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 650 840 779
Rank change year-on-year +190 -61 +278
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 498 363 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 378 280 326
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £89,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +4.71%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,074 70,383 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 40.03% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47,412 55,623 55,552
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +0.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +180 460 £52,500 -4.55% 60
UK excluding London +193 382 £45,000 -10.00% 43
Midlands +140 114 £20,000 -52.94% 7
West Midlands +118 107 £20,000 -52.94% 4
London +48 106 £65,000 +8.33% 19
North of England +74 82 £57,500 +27.78% 8
North West +87 75 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England +64 62 £56,500 +13.00% 12
South East +65 56 £34,000 -32.00% 7
South West +5 40 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Scotland +20 17 £54,860 +37.15% 2
Northern Ireland -16 11 £32,500 -19.75%
Yorkshire +25 7 £45,000 +16.13% 3
East Midlands +25 7 £36,840 -7.90% 3

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 488 (97.99%) Internet
2 256 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (32.93%) Degree
4 132 (26.51%) Big Data
5 116 (23.29%) Software Engineering
5 116 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
6 114 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
7 111 (22.29%) C#
7 111 (22.29%) DevOps
8 110 (22.09%) Java
8 110 (22.09%) Artificial Intelligence
9 102 (20.48%) Analytics
10 93 (18.67%) C
11 90 (18.07%) Python
11 90 (18.07%) Project Management
12 88 (17.67%) Cybersecurity
13 82 (16.47%) Retail
14 79 (15.86%) Mathematics
15 72 (14.46%) Telecoms
16 70 (14.06%) .NET
17 68 (13.65%) JavaScript
17 68 (13.65%) Data Analytics
18 66 (13.25%) Linux
18 66 (13.25%) Visualisation
19 64 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
20 62 (12.45%) Docker
21 61 (12.25%) TDD
22 60 (12.05%) Automotive
22 60 (12.05%) Scrum
22 60 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.62%) CMS
2 20 (4.02%) EPiServer
3 19 (3.82%) Confluence
4 15 (3.01%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.81%) Apache
6 3 (0.60%) Jetty
7 2 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Kentico
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.60%) Simulink
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 114 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.82%) npm
6 17 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (3.41%) SaaS
7 16 (3.21%) NuGet
8 14 (2.81%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (2.01%) GitHub
10 8 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.20%) Office 365
12 4 (0.80%) Serverless
13 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.60%) Yarn
14 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle CX
15 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 488 (97.99%) Internet
2 33 (6.63%) Wireless
3 26 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.41%) Bluetooth
5 16 (3.21%) HTTP
5 16 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.41%) Firewall
6 7 (1.41%) IPv6
7 6 (1.20%) 802.15
7 6 (1.20%) DLNA
7 6 (1.20%) SSL
7 6 (1.20%) UPnP
7 6 (1.20%) WAN
7 6 (1.20%) X.509
7 6 (1.20%) ZigBee
8 5 (1.00%) NFC
8 5 (1.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.00%) VPN
9 4 (0.80%) DNS
9 4 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (26.51%) Big Data
2 31 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.22%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.82%) MySQL
6 18 (3.61%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.81%) Amazon Athena
8 14 (2.81%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (2.81%) Flink
9 12 (2.41%) Blockchain
9 12 (2.41%) SQLite
10 9 (1.81%) SAP HANA
11 7 (1.41%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.00%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.00%) Power BI
13 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.60%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 41 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.23%) JIRA
3 32 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.21%) Selenium
5 16 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio Code
6 14 (2.81%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.81%) Gradle
8 9 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.81%) TestNG
8 9 (1.81%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.61%) Ant
9 8 (1.61%) Hudson
9 8 (1.61%) Maven
10 7 (1.41%) JMeter
10 7 (1.41%) JUnit
10 7 (1.41%) Mockito
11 6 (1.20%) GCC
General
1 82 (16.47%) Retail
2 72 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 60 (12.05%) Automotive
4 38 (7.63%) Finance
5 24 (4.82%) Electronics
6 13 (2.61%) Law
6 13 (2.61%) Marketing
7 11 (2.21%) Publishing
8 9 (1.81%) Local Government
9 8 (1.61%) Banking
9 8 (1.61%) Games
10 7 (1.41%) Billing
10 7 (1.41%) Legal
10 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 120 (24.10%) Developer
2 59 (11.85%) Consultant
3 48 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 47 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (8.23%) Architect
6 37 (7.43%) DevOps Consultant
7 35 (7.03%) Analyst
8 28 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.02%) Senior Architect
10 20 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 18 (3.61%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.61%) Test Engineer
12 16 (3.21%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.01%) Embedded Engineer
13 15 (3.01%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.01%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.01%) Test Automation Engineer
14 14 (2.81%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.06%) .NET
2 45 (9.04%) AngularJS
3 44 (8.84%) HTML
3 44 (8.84%) Web Services
4 41 (8.23%) .NET Framework
5 37 (7.43%) REST
6 34 (6.83%) Node.js
7 33 (6.63%) WPF
8 31 (6.22%) ASP.NET
9 30 (6.02%) CSS
10 22 (4.42%) Entity Framework
11 20 (4.02%) .NET Core
11 20 (4.02%) Universal Windows Platform
11 20 (4.02%) Vue.js
12 18 (3.61%) SOAP
13 17 (3.41%) JSON
14 16 (3.21%) Kafka
14 16 (3.21%) LINQ
14 16 (3.21%) Spring
15 15 (3.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.45%) Mobile App
3 41 (8.23%) User Experience
4 31 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.82%) Robotics
7 16 (3.21%) CCTV
8 12 (2.41%) Smart City
9 10 (2.01%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.01%) Smart Home
9 10 (2.01%) Smart Meter
10 8 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.61%) New Media
11 7 (1.41%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 6 (1.20%) MPEG
12 6 (1.20%) Semantic Web
12 6 (1.20%) Social Media
13 5 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.25%) Linux
2 44 (8.84%) Windows
3 24 (4.82%) Android
4 18 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 10 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.80%) Unix
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
2 116 (23.29%) Software Engineering
3 111 (22.29%) DevOps
4 110 (22.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 102 (20.48%) Analytics
6 90 (18.07%) Project Management
7 88 (17.67%) Cybersecurity
8 79 (15.86%) Mathematics
9 68 (13.65%) Data Analytics
10 66 (13.25%) Visualisation
11 61 (12.25%) TDD
12 60 (12.05%) Scrum
13 56 (11.24%) ITIL
14 54 (10.84%) Data Analysis
14 54 (10.84%) Line Management
15 53 (10.64%) Data Visualisation
16 51 (10.24%) Information Security
17 49 (9.84%) OO
18 46 (9.24%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 111 (22.29%) C#
2 110 (22.09%) Java
3 93 (18.67%) C
4 90 (18.07%) Python
5 68 (13.65%) JavaScript
6 43 (8.63%) SQL
7 28 (5.62%) Scala
8 23 (4.62%) C++
9 21 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.82%) Perl
11 15 (3.01%) Embedded C
12 8 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.20%) Erlang
13 6 (1.20%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.00%) Dart
14 5 (1.00%) Haskell
14 5 (1.00%) R
15 4 (0.80%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 164 (32.93%) Degree
2 44 (8.84%) ITIL Certification
3 27 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.82%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.01%) CISSP
5 10 (2.01%) PhD
6 9 (1.81%) CISM
6 9 (1.81%) SAP Certification
6 9 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.41%) CISMP
7 7 (1.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 7 (1.41%) SANS
8 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) CISA
10 2 (0.40%) HND
10 2 (0.40%) ISEB
10 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.20%) GSLC
11 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.61%) GDPR
3 17 (3.41%) QA
4 6 (1.20%) SLA
5 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.60%) PMO
6 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.40%) GAMP
7 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.40%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (12.45%) Docker
2 32 (6.43%) Firmware
3 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (8.84%) Terraform
2 37 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (7.43%) Puppet
3 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.20%) QRadar
4 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.43%) Xamarin
3 16 (3.21%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.21%) BT
3 16 (3.21%) SAP
4 14 (2.81%) CA Agile Central
5 12 (2.41%) Adobe
6 11 (2.21%) Google
7 8 (1.61%) Cognizant
7 8 (1.61%) Oracle
7 8 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.80%) Tableau
9 3 (0.60%) Draytek
10 2 (0.40%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.40%) Infor
10 2 (0.40%) Pega
10 2 (0.40%) Sybase
11 1 (0.20%) CA